These findings are very promising since the use of these combinations for treatment of nosocomial infections is likely to reduce the minimum effective dose of the antibiotics, thereby reducing antibiotic resistance, possible toxic side effects and treatment cost of infection.
What does NI stand for?
NI stands for Nosocomial Infection
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We have 20 other meanings of NI in our Acronym Attic
- Nickel Institute
- No Idea
- No Information
- Noise Intensity
- Norfolk Island
- North Island (New Zealand)
- Northern Ireland
- Northwood Institute (Midland, Michigan)
Samples in periodicals archive:
95 Hardcover RA969 This resource for medical professionals, healthcare workers, engineers, designers, and infection control professionals gives advice on the management of airborne nosocomial infections in healthcare environments, offering strategies for air, surface, and hand disinfection.
hospital admissions each year, and the nosocomial infection rate is projected at 5 percent of admissions.
Background & objectives: The major challenge for a burn team is nosocomial infection in burn patients, which is known to cause over 50% of burn deaths.
From a health economics point of view, a US study has estimated that the extra costs of a single case of bacterial nosocomial infection exceeds US$40,000 (12).
Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) are a cause of nosocomial infections in US hospitals.